ergonomics

Even though this conditions is often called “ Policeman’s Heel Syndrome” the pain it causes is positively criminal. Plantar fasciitis is characterized by a stabbing pain or extreme itch at the bottom of your heel. This pain is caused by inflammation to the tissue connecting the heel bone to the toes. This post’s focus is [...]

June is National Safety Month! Healing Touch Charlotte is participating in safety awareness by sharing tips on ergonomics throughout June. This week’s tip is: CARRY IT RIGHT Do you sit on your wallet all day? This can not only put you off balance by lifting one side by a few inches, it also presses on [...]

June is National Safety Month! Healing Touch Charlotte is participating in safety awareness by sharing tips on ergonomics throughout June. This week’s tip is: SIT UP and MOVE Sit up and move to avoid “Tech Neck”. Tech Neck is pain caused when a person leans towards the screen while engaged in extended computer work. The [...]

June is National Safety Month!  Healing Touch Charlotte is participating in safety awareness by sharing tips on ergonomics throughout June. Ergonomics as defined by Medocinet: Ergonomics: The science of making things fit people. Ergonomics uses knowledge from the fields of anatomy, mechanics, physiology, and psychology to utilize human energy most effectively. Something that is ergonomic [...]

1. For men: Don’t sit on your wallet! When you put your wallet in your back pocket, that’s what you’re doing. That makes you sitting in a unbalanced posture, adding to back discomfort. This is a common complaint of truckers and sales reps. A helpful hint for those of you who travel a lot by [...]

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